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ZIP Code 48226

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Necklace District|Downtown
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (6:59am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.33, -83.05
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48226. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 48226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48226, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Detroit, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48226 is located in southeast Michigan and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48226 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48226 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,302
Population Density 4,295 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,506
Median Home Value $138,400
Land Area 1.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,308
Median Household Income $30,891

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male55203210236136631526320123924829124114460483517
Female4920346719933219412813817217621021113077503938
Total1044066169560698509391339411424501452274137987455

Gender

 Male 3,038 57%
 Female 2,264 43%
Gender

Race

 White 1,540 29.0%
 Black Or African American 3,320 62.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.6%
 Asian 216 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 41 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 152 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner289769679263305
Renter23266040545267528011241
Total26075747451976734314246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 320 10%
 Single Guardian 319 10%
 Singles 2,327 70%
 Singles With Roommate 342 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 3,120 94%
 Households with Kids 188 6%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1361114422756664104723284057
Female1011575624345139351016122418
Total23171621984118101119131391739406475

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48226 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 48226 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48226 real estate data, the median home value of $138,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48226. Rentals in 48226 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,556 86%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 489 9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 257 5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 396 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 55 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,857 63%
 Households Vacant 1,198 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 920 76.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.8%
 For Sale Only 23 1.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 5.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 14.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 474 16%
 1 Bedroom 1,643 55%
 2 Bedroom 812 27%
 3+ Bedroom 78 3%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $30,891 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48226 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 48226 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 48226 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 48226 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,941 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,082 21%
 No Earnings 2,190 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,941 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,082 21%
 No Earnings 2,190 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,425 60.0%
 Public transportation 314 13.2%
 Taxicab 4 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 513 21.6%
 Worked at Home 120 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 286 11%
 High School Graduate 1,306 52%
 Associate's degree 125 5%
 Bachelor's degree 346 14%
 Master's degree 209 8%
 Professional school degree 119 5%
 Doctorate degree 102 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 86 56.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 12.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 31.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48226

ZIP Code 48226 is in the Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48226.

Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy-St. Antoine
1326 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI 48226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy
Most Holy Trinity School
1229 Labrosse St
Detroit, MI 48226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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